In 2010, I was a recently published 23 year old, full of goals, aspirations and positivity. I was in a relationship with a guy that I was sure was the one. I had just graduated with my bachelors in a corporate communications and ready for grad school. Today, on the last day of the decade, … Continue reading 10 Lessons Learned
Below is a poem that I wrote for Women’s Day a few years ago. I felt the need to share this today so hopefully it reaches who it needs to. Dear girl Dear girl near me, dear girl far, dear girl in my mind, dear girl in my heart Dear black girl, white girl, mixed … Continue reading To whom it may concern.
I’ve held these feelings in for a few months now. To be honest, I probably haven’t held them in as well as I think I have. I know 4 close friends off the top of my head who have probably gotten this story already, but in true writer fashion...I can’t get over it until I … Continue reading If God cares about me, why does He let people hurt me?
When did I get so down on myself that I ran out of things to criticize and moved on to how not reading was making me a horrible writer and editor? There are so many aspects of my life that I feel like I suck at, but NO! This was never one of those things.
I’m not sure if it has been this way for a while, but I’ve noticed a trend of blaming toxic traits on zodiac signs. Crazy, addictive personalities are brushed off as some inevitable curse given based on the day you were born. If you’re on social media, I’m sure you’ve seen the viral posts such … Continue reading Don’t blame your sign…you’re just toxic.
It's literally been almost 3 months since my last blog (outside of book reviews) and I feel horrible. You've ever had moments where you just can't put together a complete sentence? Thoughts all over the place. Too many things to do and not enough hours? That's where I have been. However, the power of Facebook … Continue reading Writers on Recovery
I’m definitely ashamed of how long it’s taken me to finish this book, but here we are. I’ll admit that I didn’t really know what this book would hold and it started off a little slow for me, but as I continued to read, I feel like I got the message. We, as women, often … Continue reading Becoming by Michelle Obama book review
Rules often stem from unfortunate circumstances that cause them to be necessary (or not). When you are hurt or disappointed, you usually establish a rule to keep yourself from experiencing that again. In life, we call these boundaries.
March is Women’s History Month. A lot of people may not talk about it, but the contributions of women...especially black women...are often undervalued. I could go on and on and on about it. My blog has been extremely dry the last few months, so what better way for us to get reacquainted than to give … Continue reading Dear Momma…
I don’t need the whole “be patient or be humble or pray” speech. I don’t need you to tell me what I should be doing. I just need you to listen.